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2009-01-07 11:15:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today is demonstrating the use of sustainable biofuel to power a commercial aircraft for the first time ever in North America. The demonstration flight -- which is being conducted in partnership with Boeing, GE Aviation/CFM International, and Honeywell's UOP -- marks the first sustainable biofuel demonstration flight by a commercial carrier using a two-engine aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 equipped with CFM International...

2008-11-12 09:00:40

LAKE MARY, Fla., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. , a renewable fuels provider, today announced that Mr. David Gillespie, President & CEO, and Ms. Kim Johnson, President of eBarton LLC, co-authored an article titled 'A Test of Fuel Switching with Biofuels' that was recently published in the November/December 2008 issue of Electric Perspectives, a magazine for executives and managers in investor-owned utilities. The piece focused on the emergence of...

2008-09-29 09:00:49

GREENHUNTER ENERGY, INC. (AMEX: GRH), previously announced on September 15, 2008, the preliminary estimates of damage caused by Hurricane Ike that struck the Company's biodiesel refinery located in Houston, Texas on September 12-13, 2008, after less than sixty days of initiating operations. The water surge created by Hurricane Ike reached levels exceeding twelve feet within the refinery complex. GreenHunter's biodiesel refinery took almost a direct hit from the eye of the hurricane. The...

2008-09-24 21:00:22

To: TRANSPORTATION EDITORS Contact: Terrance Scott, +1-206-571-8070, terrance.scott@boeing.com, or Jim Proulx, +1-206-766-2041, jim.proulx@boeing.com, both of Boeing Commercial Airplanes SEATTLE, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has, with leading air carriers and Honeywell's UOP, a refining technology developer, established a group to accelerate the development and commercialization of sustainable new aviation fuels. With support and advice from the world's leading...

2008-09-11 15:00:35

GREENHUNTER BIOFUELS, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GreenHunter Energy, Inc. (AMEX: GRH), announced today that over the last twenty-four hours it has achieved 65% of nameplate production capacity (65% of 105 million gallons-per-year) at the country's largest biodiesel refinery located in Houston, Texas. The refinery is currently using animal fats (poultry fat and beef talloy) as its feedstock, but has used five different feedstocks (vegetable oils and animal fats) since initiating...

2008-08-12 09:01:29

BOSTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Minds, a seed investment corporation specializing in early stage university business ventures, has partnered with the University of Washington to establish AXI, LLC to commercialize novel technology to develop and create commercially advantageous strains of algae for the production of biofuels. A number of factors have contributed to the increase in demand for biofuels. National and economic security, crude oil prices, depletion of fossil fuel...

2005-11-17 07:52:48

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler, the world's fifth-biggest carmaker, pledged on Thursday to help promote the use of biofuels by developing engines that can run on higher mixtures of the alternative energy sources. "DaimlerChrysler is committed to creating the technologies that will ensure vehicles can run on fuels with up to 10 percent admixtures of biodiesel or bioethanol," it said after meetings with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). "Until now, it has been...


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